Breaking News: Irate Muslim Kill 5 Christians In Kaduna, Burn Churches

Muslim youths in Kaduna have gone on a rampage in a counter-reprisal to attacks by Christians, killing three persons and burning churches. Two other persons were killed by soldiers drafted in to quell the riots. According to a source, some corpses were seen on Nnamdi Azikiwe Express Way; they were yet to be removed at the time of the report.  There are also unconfirmed reports of corpses in Kawo area. The incident in Barnawa on Monday evening was said to have set the tone for the counter Read more [...]

Breaking News: 34 Confirmed Dead in Kaduna Bomb Crisis, …156 wounded

Daily Trust has confirmed that at least 23 people lost their lives in the bomb attacks on three churches in Kaduna this morning. These figures are from the three main hospitals where victims were taken to and does not include those taken to other private hospitals. In addition, about 11 others have been killed in reprisal attacks across the town. According to Dr. Taylor Adeyemi, the acting Chief Medical Director of St. Luke’s hospital in Wusasa, 40 victims, mostly children were brought into Read more [...]

Corps Members Lock Up Commissioner In Kaduna Over Non-Payment Of Allowance

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Hundreds of corps members yesterday blocked the popular Murtala Muhammed Square in Kaduna and locked up the state Commissioner of Youths and Sports, Nazifi Jibrin Mohammed, over non-payment of their annual allowance by the state government. The corps members, who were among those that completed their one year service in the state yesterday, blocked the road by the square and locked up the commissioner as well as barred motorists and other road users from passing the area. The demonstration Read more [...]